1920 Vojtech Preissig contacted Dard Hunter to
inquire about having a custom handmade paper produced
for a book project. This initial contact led to
a lengthy correspondence and friendship that demonstrated
a shared passion for all aspects of the book arts.
Dear Mr. Hunter comprises Preissig's letters
to Dard Hunter. The ultimate fate of Dard Hunter's
letters in reply is unknown, but Preissig's side
of the correspondence offers many insights in
its matter-of-fact unveiling of the process of
book includes illustrations of Preissig's work,
an introduction by Timothy Conroy, and a foreword
by Richard Kegler. P22 is publishing 1000 copies
as well as 50 copies in a deluxe
edition hand bound by Richard Kegler in quarter
leather with silk-screened paper-covered boards.
The deluxe edition also features additional illustrations
hand printed on handmade paper by Dard Hunter
III, Dard Hunter's grandson.
A version of this book
sheets is available for binders.
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review of this book can be found Here
review in Czech
This book was set in fonts from the P22 Czech
Modernist font set